Liz O. Johnson MS, FHIMSS, CPHIMS, RN-BC
Liz Johnson is the Vice President of Applied Clinical Informatics for Tenet Healthcare, the nation’s second largest publicly traded healthcare system. At Tenet Liz provides the strategic vision and oversight for all clinical systems used across Tenet’s 77 acute care hospitals nationwide. In addition to her role at Tenet, Liz was appointed by Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in 2009 to serve on the Federal Health Information Technology Standards Committee. Ms. Johnson also co-chairs the HIT Standards Committee Implementation Workgroup, bringing the provider perspective to standards setting and implementation.
Ms. Johnson’s contributions to Tenet and the US Healthcare System have earned her recognition by her industry peers. In 2010, 2011, and 2012, Ms. Johnson earned Modern Healthcare’s recognition as one of the nation’s top 25 clinical informaticists. In 2010, she was also named by the Health Information Management & Systems Society (HIMSS) as a “50-in-50” Memorable Contributors in HIMSS’ 50 Year History as well as receiving the coveted HIMSS 2010 Nursing Informatics Leadership Award. Her past and present associations include appointments to the adjunct faculties of the University of Texas, as an associate with the American College of Healthcare Executives, as a member and former vice chair of HIMSS, and as a member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.